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Chelsea Amber, Compassion Canada Ambassador and Award-winning musician

Being an ambassador of true hope and change

Chelsea Amber is a Juno-nominated singer/songwriter who has toured Canada and the USA. Compassion Canada’s Managing Editor connected with the musician to discuss her music, sharing hope in the midst of a pandemic, and why she serves as an Ambassador for Compassion Canada.

date: July 27, 2020
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Allison Alley, President and CEO at Compassion Canada

Allison Alley on the Change Makers Podcast

Compassion Canada President Allison Alley joined the Change Makers Podcast to discuss the value of international experience, stepping into a big role and whether or not child sponsorship actually works.

date: January 29, 2020
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Thanks for helping Compassion Canada exceed our Giving Tuesday goal

Wow! Thanks for helping us exceed our Giving Tuesday goal

At Compassion Canada, Giving Tuesday was never about a number.  It was about showing God’s love in a very practical way to people with very urgent needs.  The generous gifts given by our supporters will provide much-needed shelter, food, medicine, and sanitation for Venezuelan refugee families arriving at the Colombian border each day–3,000 people today alone. 

date: December 6, 2019
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Giving Tuesday - Help us address children and families affected by the humanitarian crisis

Today is Giving Tuesday

Will you help us reach our urgent goal of $80,000 to help the thousands of families seeking shelter find help, hope and home?

date: December 3, 2019
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Two homes side by side, one made from mud and one made from concrete

Extreme home renovation: Compassion edition

I love me a good home reno show. From granite countertops to ‘extreme’ closets, I’ll watch those Property Brothers fix anything up or Chip and Joanna slap shiplap on absolutely everything. But in watching the ‘must haves’ of North Americans, I can never forget the real ‘must haves’ of homes: hygienic floors, non-leaking roofs and […]

date: December 13, 2018
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Five men in front of Victory Outreach Church

Being the Church in the aftermath of war

A decades-long conflict between Joseph Kony’s guerrilla group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), and the Ugandan government left horrifying devastation in its wake: the forced displacement of millions of people, mass looting of property, the abduction of boys to become child soldiers, the abduction of girls to become sex slaves and the deaths of close […]

date: August 9, 2018
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A day in the life of Compassion families in Asia

Although the countries where Compassion works in Asia are widely diverse, there are a few commonalities to daily life across the region, based on the economic status of the families we serve. Day-to-day routines in these communities can be quite different from those of Canadians. Here’s a peek into what many people experience. _____ The […]

date: July 6, 2018
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Raquel sharing about Compassion in her home

Putting my brave on – one Compassion sponsor’s journey

A sponsor shares her journey toward compassion with others    I have spent much of my life being comfortable. When I first heard about Compassion, I was 14 years old. Compassion had a booth at a retreat I was attending. Two big beautiful dark eyes on a pamphlet captivated my attention. The boy seemed to […]

date: July 6, 2018
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What my sponsor means to me

Living across the world from your sponsored child, you might find yourself asking, “Is my support really making a significant difference?” You may receive letters that don’t give a lot of detail, and you can’t see the effect your support is having firsthand. Well, let us tell you something: Your relationship with your sponsored child […]

date: July 6, 2018
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Boy flexes his muscles and shows off his uniform shirt.

What are the most prized possessions of kids in poverty?

Some of them may surprise you. No matter where a child lives, we see similarities spanning across unique cultures and the diversity of the world. For the children I have met, their prized possessions are simple. They are things that mean something to their heart, to their identity. The things they value are not necessarily […]

date: June 7, 2018
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